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Baby mantis

Mid January 2014 This tiny little guy visited my windowsill marigold seedlings a little while back and had a little wash while I took some pics. I find it amazing how mantis eyes just follow you no matter which way … Continue reading

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Spring in the Overberg: Elgin, Genadendal and surrounds

3-6 September 2013 It may still be cold and rainy in Cape Town but spring flowers and blossoms have started blooming all over the place. With its farms and mountains, the Overberg region is looking particularly lovely at this time … Continue reading

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Kirstenbosch celebrates world biodiversity day & their 100th birthday

22 May & 1 July 2013 I love Kirstenbosch, it’s a really beautiful place, but sadly I don’t visit that often…but free entrance is a great incentive – this is a combined post of my last 2 visits: World Biodiversity … Continue reading

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Winter roses

Wednesday 22 May 2013 While I spent my birthday feeling miserably with flu, I really enjoyed the day before which included a walk around the beautiful roses at Chart Farm.   

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Little yellow butterflies

Friday 10 May 2013 These little guys seem to be all over Cape Town at the moment, I think they’re called Common Dotted Border Butterflies. They’re very sweet :)     

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